Twelve Quotes Worth Quoting About Balance

1.         By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be a boss and work twelve hours a day. – Robert Frost

2.         Do not take life too seriously.  You will never get out of it alive. – Elbert Hubbard

3.         There are an enormous number of managers who have retired on the job. – Peter Drucker

4.         It is seldom that an American retires from business to enjoy his fortune in comfort…He works because he has always worked, and knows no other way. – Thomas Nichols

5.         One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and, if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words. – Johann W. von Goethe

6.         If I’d known I was going to live so long, I’d have taken better care of myself. – Leon Eldred

7.         Live in each season as it passes, breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit. – Henry David Thoreau

8.         Never allow your sense of self to become associated with your sense of job.  If your job vanishes, your self doesn’t. – Gordon Van Souter

9.         A man is ethical only when life, as such, is sacred to him, that of plants and animals as well as that of his fellow man, and when he devotes himself helpfully to all life that is in need of help. – Albert Schweitzer

10.       By the time you rise through the ranks, the culture of homogenization has bred the spirit and imagination out of you. – Ralph Nader

11.       Energy enables a man to force his way through irksome drudgery and dry details and caries him onward and upward to every station in life. – Samuel Smile

12.       Seek out the struggle that will toughen you up.  Negativism is a sin; so is self-indulgence.  Bad times, such as depression or a state of war, should be a challenging test.  Real men tighten their belts, throw full weight into the harness of their daily activities, and pull with all their might and main. – J.C. Penney

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